Adware Distributor Settles Charges with FTC

Adware distributor DirectRevenue settled Federal Trade Commission charges of unfair and deceptive trade practices of installing unwanted and unsolicited spyware unto consumers' computers. DirectRevenue, which is also entangled in a spyware lawsuit filed by New York State, agreed to not download its adware without consumers' consent and to provide effective means for removing DirectRevenue's software from their computers.

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